The Corner Pocket, 12686 Starkey Rd, Largo, FL - Restaurant inspection findings and violations



Business Info

Name: THE CORNER POCKET
Type: Permanent Food Service
Address: 12686 Starkey Rd, Largo, FL 33773
License #: 6216599
Total inspections: 12
Last inspection: 2/17/2014

Ratings Summary

Based on 2 votes

Overall Rating:
*•
1.6
Ratings in categories:
Food:
*
1.3
Service:
**
2.3
Price:
*
1.0
Ambience:
*•
1.3
Cleanliness:
*•
1.3

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Inspection findings

Inspection Date

Type

Disposition

  • Basic - Floor soiled/has accumulation of debris. Behind 3 comp sink , bar area
  • Basic - Leaking pipe at plumbing fixture. Under handwash sink , women's restroom . Repair underway at time of inspection
  • High Priority - License expired within 30 days after expiration date.
2/17/2014Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Basic - Ceiling tile missing. Air conditioning repairs underway,
  • Basic - Dumpster not on proper pad/nonabsorbent surface.
  • Basic - Open dumpster lid.
  • High Priority - Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Sour cream , 50° , Maytag cooler in dry storeroom, , moved to working cooler **Corrected On-Site**
  • Intermediate - Dry storage shelf soiled with food debris. Under onions , next to ice machine
  • Intermediate - No paper towels or mechanical hand drying device provided at handwash sink. Bar area
7/1/2013Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Basic - Ice scoop stored on top of ice machine between uses. **Corrected On-Site**
  • Basic - Storage of maintenance equipment in areas that may result in cross contamination. Hammer, drill bit on shelf next to tomato juice, dry storeroom **Corrected On-Site**
1/29/2013Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical - No handwashing sign provided at a handsink used by food employees. bar area Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - No handwashing sign provided at a handsink used by food employees. men's restroom Corrected On Site.
9/26/2012Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical - No chemical test kit provided when using chemical sanitizer at three-compartment sink/warewashing machine.
  • Critical - Observed evidence of employee smoking in food preparation or other non-designated area.
  • Observed single-service items stored on floor. wrapped bundle of pizza boxes; dry storeroom
5/4/2012Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical - Observed handsink used for purposes other than the designated use. soiled utensil in handwash sink Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - Observed improper use of bowl/plastic food container or other container with no handle used to dispense ready-to-eat food. plastic portion cup inside bulk bins of salt and pepper
11/9/2011Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical - Observed interior of microwave soiled.
  • Critical - Observed interior of toaster oven soiled with accumulation of food residue.
8/12/2011Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • No Violations Were Observed
4/21/2011Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
  • Critical - Current Hotel and Restaurant license not properly displayed.
4/21/2011Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical - No handwashing sign provided at a handsink used by food employees. bar area
  • Critical - No proof of required employee training provided. All public food service establishments must provide the division with proof of employee training upon request, including, but not limited to, at the time of any division inspection of the establishment. Pro
1/20/2011Routine - FoodWarning Issued
  • Critical. Observed incorrect chemical test kit provided when using chemical sanitizer at three-compartment sink/warewashing machine. quat ammonia
  • Critical. Observed soiled reach-in cooler gaskets.
  • Critical. No handwashing sign provided at a handsink used by food employees.
  • Critical. Observed unlabeled spray bottle in bar area.
  • Critical. Observed extension cord in use for non-temporary period. For reporting purposes only.
  • Critical. Manager lacking proof of Food Manager Certification.
  • Critical. No proof of required employee training provided. All public food service establishments must provide the division with proof of employee training upon request, including, but not limited to, at the time of any division inspection of the establishment. Pro
7/13/2010Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. Observed incorrect chemical test kit provided when using chemical sanitizer at three-compartment sink/warewashing machine.( chlorine provided, quats required)
  • Critical. No handwashing sign provided at a handsink used by food employees.(bar area)
  • Critical. Manager lacking proof of Food Manager Certification.
  • Critical. No proof of required employee training provided. All public food service establishments must provide the division with proof of employee training upon request, including, but not limited to, at the time of any division inspection of the establishment.
5/26/2010Food-Licensing InspectionInspection Completed - No Further Action

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2 User Reviews:

Frank Black

Added on Mar 27, 2015 8:14 PM
Visited on Mar 27, 2015 9:13 PM
Food:
*
Service:
**
Price:
*
Ambience:
*
Cleanliness:
*
The experience was complete when we noticed a guy who seemed to be a regular (very friendly with bartender and owner) was selling drugs and smoking a method pipe in the parking lot.
Would you recommend THE CORNER POCKET to others? No

regular

Added on Jan 29, 2015 12:16 AM
Food:
****
Service:
*****
Price:
*
Ambience:
*****
Cleanliness:
*****
This place always has a friendly bartender and customers. The service is the best around. The prices are reasonable and the specials can't be beat.
Would you recommend THE CORNER POCKET to others? Yes
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